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Hanshin Tigers 9 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 (March 29, 2013)

by on Mar.29, 2013 @ 4:12 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Messenger, Randy (HAN) - Tateyama, Shohei (YAK)

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 0 9 17 0
Yakult 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 7 1

Attendance: 28169 | Time: 4h2m

Hanshin Tigers

Hitters (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(2B) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi .500 6 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B (8) 1B (8)     F8 G4 1B (9)   F7
(CF) Maeda, Yamato .800 5 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1B (1) HBP     1B (7) 1B (7) Fo3   1B (9)
(SS) Toritani, Takashi .250 4 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 G4 G4     BB BB   2B (8) Ks
(1B) Arai, Ryota .000 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 E4   G5   BB G6   F7 G4
(RF) Fukudome, Kosuke .200 5 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 G6   G6   1B (8)   Kl F7  
(LF) Murton, Matt .600 5 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1B (6)   Ks   G4   1B (8) 1B (8)  
PR/LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke .--- 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(3B) Conrad, Brooks .400 5 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     Ks   2B (9) F8 2B (7)  
P Fukuhara, Shinobu .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Kubo, Yasutomo .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(C) Fujii, Akihito .400 5 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   Fo3   Ks   FC1 1B (6) 1B (8)  
(P) Messenger, Randy .000 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   G1   G5   SH3      
PH Arai, Takahiro 1.000 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0             2B (9)    
P Ando, Yuya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH/3B Sekimoto, Kentaro .000 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Ks  
    .386 44 9 17 9 7 4 1 0 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Messenger, Randy 1 1 0 0 6.0 100 25 21 5 0 6 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 4.500
  Ando, Yuya 1 0 0 0 1.0 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 0 0 0 1.0 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  Kubo, Yasutomo 1 0 0 0 1.0 25 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
            9.0 146 36 32 7 0 9 2 1 0 0 0 3 3  

Yakult Swallows

Hitters (LOB: 6, DP: 1)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu .000 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 G3   G5   BB   Kl    
(CF) Ueda, Tsuyoshi .000 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 G4     Ks SF9     G5  
(LF) Milledge, Lastings .500 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2B (7)     F9 1B (6)     F9  
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro .250 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G6     1B (9) G6     G4  
(RF) Matsui, Jun .333 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   HBP   Ks   G4     1B (8)
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya .250 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     1B (1) L5     G4
(SS) Morioka, Ryosuke .000 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     F9 F4      
P Matsuoka, Kenichi .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Kyuko, Kentaro .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Fujita, Taiyo .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 1.000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 1B (7)
(C) Nakamura, Yuhei .250 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0     Ks   1B (9)   G4   Ks
(P) Tateyama, Shohei .000 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Kl            
PH Iwamura, Akinori .--- 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0         BB        
P Hirai, Ryo .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Hidaka, Ryo .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
SS Kawashima, Keizo .000 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0             G4   Kl
    .219 32 3 7 3 9 3 0 0 1 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Tateyama, Shohei 1 0 0 0 5.0 94 24 21 6 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 3 2 3.600
L Hirai, Ryo 1 0 1 0 0.2 11 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 13.500
  Hidaka, Ryo 1 0 0 0 1.0 27 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 18.000
  Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 0 0 0 0.1 21 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 27.000
  Kyuko, Kentaro 1 0 0 0 1.0 32 7 7 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 18.000
  Fujita, Taiyo 1 0 0 0 1.0 18 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
            9.0 203 49 44 17 0 7 3 1 1 0 0 9 8  

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Notes

General: Japanese tenor Masafumi Akikawa sang the national anthem.  Actor Kotaro Koizumi threw out the ceremonial first pitch.  Source: Daily Sports 3/29/2013

Hanshin: Messenger is the first foreign Hanshin pitcher to record an opening day game victory since Gene Bacque in 1965.  Source: Sponichi 3/30/2013